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Accident description
Last updated: 22 November 2016
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Date:Saturday 10 January 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Operator:Nigeria Airways
Registration: 5N-ANR
C/n / msn: 46968/243
First flight: 1977
Engines: 3 General Electric CF6-50C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ilorin Airport (ILR) (   Nigeria)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Ilorin Airport (ILR/DNIL), Nigeria
Destination airport:Ilorin Airport (ILR/DNIL), Nigeria
Narrative:
The aircraft overshot the runway while practicing touch-and-goes and caught fire.

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 243


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